The sin of wasting food & paper in wartime

Children in Maidenhead learnt all about the economy campaign – and it wasn’t just about food.

4th May 1917
As a result of a Head Teachers’ meeting considering how we could best utilise the schools for this [Food Campaign] work, lessons were given throughout the day in the value of food, quantity of bread to be used each week, the sin of wasting food & paper.

Log book of King Street School, Maidenhead (C/EL77/1, p. 393)

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